All ILO Newsroom content

January 2024

  1. Statement

    Statement by the ILO on fireworks factory explosion in Thailand

    19 January 2024

    Death of workers highlights the need for greater focus on preventative occupational safety and health.

  2. Video

    ILO SCORE programme makes strides in Jordan's agri-food sector

    18 January 2024

    Under the ILO PROSPECTS in Jordan, the ILO Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Programme has been piloted across small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country's agri-food sector.

  3. Video

    More and better jobs through trade and investments with METI

    11 January 2024

  4. WESO Trends 2024

    World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2024: ILO Director-General’s remarks

    10 January 2024

    While presenting the latest edition of the World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2024 to the press, ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo explained how growing inequalities and stagnant productivity are causes for concern.

  5. Article

    2023 Results: Towards decent jobs and social protection for all

    08 January 2024

    The Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions is accelerating the global promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that aims to address the greatest challenges to eradicate poverty in all its forms.

December 2023

  1. Video

    Comprehensive Skills Training and Veterinary Services Elevate Lebanon's Dairy Farms for Decent Work

    20 December 2023

  2. Labour Overview 2023

    ILO: Despite a lower unemployment rate in 2023, recovery of labour markets in Latin America and the Caribbean is still insufficient

    19 December 2023

    New ILO regional report warns of the need for measures to help prevent formal employment precariousness and to stimulate the creation of more decent jobs throughout the region.

  3. Opinion editorial

    Indonesian migrant workers' precariousness in sea-based sectors

    18 December 2023

    An opinion editorial by Mi Zhou, Chief Technical Advisor of the ILO Ship to Shore Rights Southeast Asia programme, published by the Antara News on 18 December.

  4. Skills for migrant workers

    Unlocking new horizons – Enhancing skills of Sri Lankan migrant workers

    18 December 2023

    For many Sri Lankan returnee and aspirant migrant workers acquiring new skills create new possibilities for stable, and better paying decent work opportunities. ILO supported training programme focused on the care sector is opening a world of opportunities for secure employment and safe migration pathways.

  5. Official visit

    ILO Director-General: Saudi labour market reforms pivotal for advancing social justice and development in the Kingdom

    14 December 2023

    Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo, accompanied by Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat and the Director-General’s Senior Advisor for Africa and Arab States Chad Blackman, met with government, employer and worker representatives and attended the Global Labour Market Conference in Riyadh.